New Year’s Resolutions That Stick

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by Henry Gould – Jan 8th, 2021 Happy New Year! It’s a cliche’ as old as time: “New year, new me”. Rarely do the goals we set forth on Jan 1st last longer than a few weeks; soon the old habits creep back in and we find ourselves with a glass of Chardonnay on a Tuesday when we said it … Read More

Overcoming The November-COVID Blues

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by Henry Gould – Nov 18th, 2020 It’s halfway through November 2020 and the combination of a relentless global pandemic, coupled with increasingly dark and cold weather is… well… a little much TBH! Some days are going to feel downright shitty, and that’s to be expected. Instead of letting them push you around, follow a game-plan to take action and … Read More

RECIPE – Spicy Chicken Burgers w/ Jalapeno Mayo

by Henry Gould – Sept 23rd, 2020 Food trends come and go with reckless abandon. In the mid to late 2000’s it was pulled pork on everything, yam fries and chipotle mayo that reigned supreme. Since then we’ve had a poke revolutions, “natural wine”, desserts with non-traditional ingredients (miso ice cream anyone?) and chefs fermenting anything that wasn’t nailed down. … Read More

Top 100 Most Nutritious Foods In the World

by Henry Gould – Sept 16th, 2020 As much as we like to pretend we’re above clickbait, “listicle’s” and Top 10 lists, we’re really not. At least not me…! Ranking the best movies, albums, TV shows, restaurants and other forms of pop culture is inherently intriguing as it plays on our pattern seeking behavior as humans; we want to know … Read More

Cheat Meals? Science Says: Not A Big Deal!

by Henry Gould – August 6th, 2020 We all know the feeling. It usually happens after a big thanksgiving dinner, backyard summer BBQ, or one of those parties where someone ends up ordering 20 pizza’s for 25 people. There’s too much food, it all looks amazing, and you end up overeating to the point of feeling sick. That feeling of … Read More

RECIPE – Baba Ganoush w/ Cumin Spiced Lamb

by Henry Gould – July 15th, 2020 If you put this down as an appetizer or as part of a main course at any summer BBQ (to be eaten with lots of warm bread), you will be a rockstar. Baba Ganoush (roasted eggplant dip) is amazing on its own, but topped with warm lamb, fried with cumin and other spices, … Read More

Can Stronger Muscles Pump Up Your Heart Health?

by Henry Gould – July 8th, 2020 For those of us trying to lead healthy lifestyles, most probably have some sort of goal in mind when we workout. Whether it’s losing a few pounds, gaining muscle, or simply staying active to help try and ward off disease, we’re all typically working towards a particular goal, whatever that may be. According … Read More

NYC’s Dumbbell Dealer; Daily “Shred” Diet; 100 Chinups Per Week

by Henry Gould – June 17th, 2020 Weekly roundup! A few things I’ve stumbled across on the “information super highway” the last few days, which I figured might be of interest… GQ: “Meet Marc Miller, NYC’s Underground Dumbbell Dealer” If you’re like me, as soon as Yard Athletics had to close in March due to COVID-19 you were scrambling to … Read More

We Owe You An Apology

by Yard Athletics – June 2nd, 2020 We owe you an apology. To be honest, we have been wrapped up in our renovation and re-opening. We are so excited to offer you a space where you will feel safe, strong, and supported. However, that excitement directly reflects our privilege as a white gym owner and white coaches. Our privilege allows … Read More